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    November 2, 2012
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from residents and experts, the mayor came up with this plan today and some believe that he had to do this. if he didn't lower the fines, the city council would do it for him and they still might lower the fines more. with a council committee ready to take on the high speed camera fines next monday, mayor gray unveiled his own plan. >> we continue to work on this up through and including yesterday, and we're ready to announce the direction we're going pursue. >> reporter: under a plan proposed by council members chay and wells, basically all speed limit fines would be ef l clear thumbs down. >> on a safety perspective, there is no deterrent and some people see that as a cost of doing business. >> reporter: not so said aaa's john townsend, who cites experts who claim the amount of the fine doesn't matter.
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he points to our neighbors as an example. >> the fines are $40 in the state of maryland. yet people are complying with the law. people are slowindown, and the number of violations has decreased in that state. >> reporter: no one denies d.c. coiffures are overflowing with money from speed camera tickets. the mayor said that he put that money to work. >> the additional revenue generated by speeding fines will be used to hire 100 new police officers. >> reporter: council member tommy wells supports the idea of more officers on the street. he said the mayor's plan still uses camera fines to fat know up the budget. >> when we balance the budget, it should be done with taxes and we should not use fines across the city to balance the budget. >> one thing to point out under the mayor's plan for speed limits over 10 miles an hour, well, that will be dropped to $50. the thing is when it comes to speed cameras throughout the city, chief lanier said that
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her department does not send out tickets for basically zero to 10 miles over the speed limit. a police officer would have to write that ticket also, under the mayor's plan, a complete review of all of the speed limits. some could be reduced and some could be increased, shawn. >> matt, let me ask to make clear here. we have the city council who is coming up with the plan. the mayor who announced the plan. who is going to get the final say on this? >> well, right now, the mayor can basically make this plan that he wants. he wants to enact it on monday. he can do that but the city council can come in once it goes to committee, and then to a full vote. they can decide to lower it and then it would go to the mayor. the mayor could veto it and he did not talk about that today. the city council could come up with a plan that lowers speed fines more. it continues from here. >> the bottom line, they're going down no matter who sets
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the bar for it. >> yeah. >> matt ackland, thank you. >> uh-huh. staying in d.c. now, a news alert. a police officer recovering from stab wounds. investigators say two officers were responding to a domestic dispute here on 17th street and northeast this morning when a man approached the officers from behind. the police say the man stabbed one of the officers in the head, neck, and hands. according to chief lanier, that officer then turned around, shot and killed the man in self- defense. the police say the very same guy had just attacked his grandfather. >> the grandfather who initially called the police here was also assaulted -- assaulted. at this wot, we have an officer with stab wounds and transported to the hospital and a grand father with injuries transported to the hospital. >> the officer is out of the hospital this evening and has cbs cut wounds. the police have not attacked the man who followed a police officer.
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state police say an officer shot and killed 17-year-old boy after the teenager tried to attack the officer with a knife. the shooting happened this morning near the faulkier and sfford county lines. deputies from both counties were called to the scene to investigate a possible dui. virginia state police are now investigating as a request of both sheriff's offices. dominion finished restoring customers their power last night. hundreds of crews started leaving for new jersey today and 1500 people are going. they're taking between 20250 bucket trucks. dominion has underground line crews in new york city and helping to restore power in lower manhattan. to the latest on super storm send, the long cleanup and recovering process continues in new york. the death toll rises to 39. countless homes completely destroyed and some, as you can see, reduced to rubble.
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widespread power outages carrying into the weekend and some really long lines for gasoline. david lee miller has the latest. >> reporter: new york mayor bloomberg touring the damage in brooklyn, urging patience to millions of new yorkers worn down by sandy's wrath. >> we are doing what we can as fast as we can consistent with making sure that we have no further loss of life. >> reporter: folks frustrated with long lines for gas, new york governor andrew cuomo said relief is on the way. cuomo said the coast guard cleared debris from new york harbor, allowing tankers to re- enter ports and more fuel will be en route soon, along with $100 million for relief. >> millions of gallons of gasoline are now through the harbor and going into the distribution network. >> reporter: for many, getting gas is the least of their problems. with homes flooded or destroyed. staten island, one of the hardest-hit areas, houses ripped a part, some blown off
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of their foundations. other drowning in flood water. emergency crews trying to fast track the assessment of damage here after residents said they were being ignored. the federal emergency management agency also mobilizing 30 joint teams to the hardest-hit areas. >> these joint teams will have an expert in each area, an expert who knows private insurance, an expert from fema who knows the fema phones, and an expert from the state who knows the state housing programs. >> reporter: nearly half of the reported debts in new york city took place here on staten island. now, forecasters say another storm is on the horizon and is expected to say east of new york in new jersey. david lee miller, fox news. we continue our coverage now with fox 5s paul wagner. he joining us live from staten island. homeland security secretary
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janet napolitano on the ground there late today touring the devastation, we understand. >> reporter: she was, will. she held a news briefing here a while ago. after her remarks, they opened it up for questions, and i asked her immediately, madame secretary, of all the damage you have seen from hurricane sandy, what is the worse and where does staten island rank in she said staten island ranks among the worse at the. to let me show what you is going here and this is the relief center. they set up a relief center for within gone who needs to come and make anything to make their lives bet or staten island. there is bottled water, hot foods, drinks, dry goods, cereal. many things in your pantry, toilet paper, diapers, clothing, meals ready to eat, coats, shoes, baby clothes.
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seeing people here coming through, trying on coats and shoes. any. when you go through staten island, you will see that there is a lot of belongings that have been taken out of homes. it's saturated by water and is on the sidewalks. during the news conference, we heard from a number of people, including the borrough president here in staten island and we heard from the speaker of the city council who had nice things to say about people who were donating items. >> i want to thank all of the people bringing food and other donation. people are pouring in with food, with diapers, with clothes. this station and the donations and the volunteers who are here are sending a clear message: as bad as sandy was, she will not keep this borrough or any new yorker down. >> nine federal search-and- rescue teams have been deployed
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and supplementing state and local efforts, error 70 structures here in staten island. >> reporter: the red cross has also set up what is called a area where you can get hot meals here on the island in the shopping center. in addition to, that they have emergency response vehicles, a number of them. one public information officer said there were 10, and then we heard that there might be many more than that. what the vehicles are doing is l up oadingth hot meals and driving around staten island to all of these affected neighborhoods and feeding people. in addition to that, they have cleanup kits for those people not able to take hot showers. when you drive around the island, will, it's a absolute
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mess. there is still water and debris all over. the lines for gasoline are staggering. >> and paul, as you're driving around, are you hearing from people based on what they believe was a good response or lack thereof? i heard a borrough -- borrough president saying he felt more could have been in place by the federal government ahead of the storm? >> reporter: there has been criticism of the red cross. and from the new york city marathon coming up. many people believe they shouldn't go through with the new york city marathon because it's taking away so many resources: generators, policemen, fthe minds of a lot of people. the marathon, we're told s going to take place and that is going happen.
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the need here is for the stuff behind me. homes are destroyed and flooded out, and it's going be cold here tomorrow, will. >> as far as the marathon is concerned, mayor bloomberg saying this infuses $300 million into our local economy, so i think that is a push. i would imagine a big push there on staten island is trying to get the power back on. >> reporter: power is a major issue. there are policemen in every single intersection. because the power is out, so many gas stations can't power up to actually pump the gasoline, and that is why you see stations that do have power have so many long lines. it's just a domino affect. problem after problem after problem with the power and the power's been out here for a week now. >> all right, paul wagner, good to have you on the ground there with perspective. thank you. still ahead, a fight caught
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camera at the local high school. why the mother of one of the girls said this could have been prevented. >> and she made a fortune making body shaping underwear. why the founder of spanx is opening her first store in our area. >> and cars trashed after a massive water main break. the question tonight, who is to blame, gary? >> we have had a little bit of sunshine today, and it looks like as we progress through the weekend, we're going to see more. however, it will stay on the cool side. a first look at the forecast is coming up. more news, too. stay with us, fox 5 news at 5 will continue. onti
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president obama: there's just no quit in america... and you're seeing that right now. over five million new jobs. exports up forty one percent.
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home values... rising. our auto industry... back. and our heroes are coming home. we're not there yet, but we've made real progress and the... last thing we should do is turn back now. here's my plan for the next four years: making education and training a national priority; building on our manufacturing boom; boosting american-made energy; reducing the deficits responsibly by cutting where... we can, and asking the wealthy to pay a little more. and ending the war in afghanistan, so we can... do some nation-building here at home. that's the right path. so read my plan, compare it to governor romney's... and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message.
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. a massive water main break has been disrupting traffic along wisconsin avenue in bethesda today. take a look. sky fox high above the scene this morning. crews were of placing a water main in front of a high-rise discovered, the condo's parking garage was flooded. bob barnard is on the scene with more. i hear you have wild pictures with the flooding? >> reporter: we do, shawn. this was fresh, not saltwater that caused so many problems in new york and new jersey, but the result of the flooding here. the images from underground look mighty familiar. this is what it looked like down there in the parking garage around 10:00 this morning. they staking -- taking pictures of the five cars nearly submerged in muddy waters. this is a mercedes. parked behind it, another car likely totaled. >> that is horrible. it's like sandy only it was
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created by an error, i will say. >> reporter: diane's car is safe. not one of these, thanks to a heads-up neighbor. >> one of my friends in the building called my about 7 to tell me that the garage was flooding. and that i needed to move my car up. >> reporter: this happened beneath a condominium complex long wisconsin avenue in bethesda north of bradley boulevard near the cvs, pet smart, and staples. a spokeswoman for wssc, the washington suburban sanitary commission said crews overnight were installing a new water main along the curb right in front of the building. >> the contractors were in the process of hooking up the building to the new line this morning and when we noticed flooding in the lowest level of the parking garage. >> reporter: not only are several cars damaged or destroyed, but residents can't get down there to see. the stairwell also under water
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and only the people trying to clean up the mess are allowed down there and they let us see for ourselves. back on the street, we showed the photos of the cars to the people living here. >> gone. very sad. >> reporter: other crews were called in to pump out the water. wssc telling us it's not raw sewage but mud turning the water brown. as for the source of the trouble? >> we're in the process of investigating that right now. obviously, the new line is where the leak is, so we're looking in the building and under the ground to see if we can find the source of how the water is entering this building. >> reporter: a number of homes and businesses in this area were without water service for a time this morning. that has since been restored. wssc said if it turns out they caused the flooding here, they will make it right for the owner's whose cars were trashed, shawn. >> frustrating. thank you for the update tonight. if you thought you spotted snow plows on the road in d.c. today, you were not seeing
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things. it really happened. the district held a snow team practice run today to make sure they prepared. more than 1,000 workers took part in the exercise. they headed out from rfk stadium to refamiliarize themselves with the equipment. the mayor said the city is more ready than ever. >> we have 45 new trucks. we have new technology, greater access to additional trucks. i think we have got the most modern equipment we can. >> reporter: about 700 snow plow drivers drove their routes today. administrators, supervisors and logistical team members practiced their roles as well. i'll tell you what. this morning, i woke up and opened my eyes and felt sun-- saw sunshine. i was excited to see it this morning. >> you would have seen goose bumps on your arms if you stepped outside. it was cold today, wasn't it? >> we continue with the big trough of low pressure and this
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is left over from sandy and there is a traffic jam in the atmosphere and has not been able to get out of here quickly. you think it freaks the folks out? and this is that big setup. we have a storm next week, a nor'easter. if we get it and it hugs the coast, it doesn't look like we're going get snow at it. just out of it to calm the fears out there. there are a few showers in this flow, too, and most has stayed to the north of us. we'll zoom in tighter and i want to show you that there is not anything. and there is a sprinkle over the bay north of annapolis and you have to look real, real close to see that. it looks like we're going to get steady improvement now over the next 24 hours or so. it's 51, the temperatures are warmer with the limited
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sunshine. fortys for a neighbor north and west. that doesn't change much for tomorrow, even though we're going get sunshine. the cool air is another little shot of cool air is moving from the north. a chilly, breezy evening, too and with the temperatures in the 40s, which respectively not all that cold. with the wind, that is going to feel like it's in the niters. we see improvement, sunshine coming our way, and i guess we have to talk about next week's potential storm. >> thank you, gary. wind always makes it feel more cold. >> absolutely. >> how about this one. >> a woman hits the jackpot for $23 million. she almost missed a critical deadline. how lottery officials managed to track down the winner before it was too late. lindsay. >> and coming up in sports, the skins are at the midway point and playing in a history-win game. we'll hear from the players who say there is a big difference between 3 and 6 and 4 and 5.
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that story is next as the news at 5 continues. nues. [ minto ] you know, those ads saying mitt romney would ban all abortions and contraception seemed a bit extreme. so i looked into it. turns out, romney doesn't oppose contraception at all. in fact, he thinks abortion should be an option in cases of rape, incest, or to save a mother's life. this issue's important to me, but i'm more concerned about the debt our children will be left with. i voted for president obama last time, but we just can't afford four more years. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message.
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what mitt romney's tv ads say about women? [ romney ] i'm mitt romney or what mitt romney himself says?
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mitt romney: do i believe the supreme court... should overturn roe v. wade? yes. and it would be my preference that they, that they... reverse roe v. wade. hopefully reverse roe v. wade. overturn roe v. wade. planned parenthood, we're going to get rid of that. i'll cut off funding to planned parenthood. anncr: no matter what mitt romney's ads say. we know what he'll do. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message.
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. now to the state of the redskins. sunday is the skins final game before their biweek. it's also their homecoming game. even though every game in the nfl you would agree is a must- win game, this week's game can really impact the rest of the season in a big way. lindsay is back now with a closer look. hi, lindsay. >> reporter: thank you, will. at this point, the redskins are 3-5. every player said there is a big difference between losing and falling to 3-6 and winning to improve to 4-5, especially into the biweek. sunday, they will be tested by a carolina team that has one win and six losses. that makes them a bit desperate and dangerous. the redskins with three wins are feeling a sense of urgency as l. last week, in a loss to the steelers, the skins were never in that game, the first time that happened all year.
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the skins won one game at fed ex and three tries this season. a loss would put them in a big hole as the bulk of the division plate begins. >> you want to be 4 and 5, and you know, we want to still have that fighting chance, you know, and i feel like we have that opportunity here. we just have to, you know, take advantage of our opportunities. last week we fell short of that, and what better way to, you know, get the taste out of your mouth than going up here this sunday and coming up with a big victory. >> looks so much better and you feel like you're in it. at this point, we can't continue to dig ourselves in to interest any more of a hole than we're in. obviously in november -december, when the games are important, you don't want to have to, you know, technically win out to put yourself in a play-off position. >> the skins and panthers on fox sunday at 1. the maryland terrapins play tomorrow on fox 5 and host georgia tech at 12:30, will. >> good afternoon, football.
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thanks, murph. now to some breaking news out of new york city. the mayor is now saying the new york city marathon will not happen on sunday. critics called the timing insensitive. there is no word yet if or when the marathon will be scheduled. again, the new york city marathon cancelled for sunday in new york city. >> the mayor thought it would lift the spirits of new yorkers but too soon. >> so mean people were outraged. >> yeah. coming up, a lawsuit filed in a fairfax county courtroom dies -- days before the election. why republicans are trying to change certain rules. and turnout is larger than expected. we're going to take you to maryland where voters are lining up to cast their ballots on the last day of early voting. and from illegal immigrants to gambling and gay marriage. maryland voters will cast ballots for or against several initiatives. that is coming up at the bottom of the hour. anncr: which do you believe?
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what mitt romney's tv ads say about women? or what mitt romney himself says? mitt romney: do i believe the supreme court... should overturn roe v. wade? yes. and it would be my preference that they, that they... reverse roe v. wade. hopefully reverse roe v. wade. overturn roe v. wade. planned parenthood, we're going to get rid of that. i'll cut off funding to planned parenthood. anncr: no matter what mitt romney's ads say.
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we know what he'll do. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. annou"a champion of the tea poparty...an ideologuet: who is part of the problem in congress." bartlett calls medicare unconstitutional. and even wants to completely abolish student loans for college. no wonder bill clinton and the washington post both endorse john delaney for his deep understanding of job creation. he'll be "an unusually effective congressman." delaney: it's not about politics. it's about doing what's right to help the middle class. i'm john delaney, and i approve this message.
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colin powell: yes. when he took over we were in one of the... worst recessions we had seen in recent times... close to a depression. and i saw, over the next several years, stabilization... come back in the financial community. housing is starting to pick up. the president saved the auto industry. and the actions he's taken with respect to... protecting us from terrorism have been very, very solid. and so, i think we ought to keep on the track that we are on.
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president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. . the final monthly jobs report before the presidential election is out today, and both campaigns are seizing on the numbers to make their case for the white house. both the president and mitt romney campaigning in swing states today, looking for the last-minute undecided voters. here's the latest from molly henenburg. >> companies hired more workers in october than at any time the last eight months. >> he has higher unemployment today than when he took office. >> reporter: one jobs report, two different interpretations. the labor department said the economy added 171,000 new jobs in the month of october. the rate of growth was not enough to keep the overall unemployment rate by rising by a .1 of a percentage point to 7.9%. >> the situation's not changeed or improved at all and is discouraging.
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>> reporter: even so, economic advisors say compared to the overwhelming job loss occurring when the president first took office, any growth is a sign the economy is recovering. >> over the last year, we have added 2.1 million jobs. the last 32 months, 5.4 million jobs. >> reporter: speaking to a crowd in ohio, governor mitt romney seized on the uptick of the overall numbers as a sign that a change is needed in washington. >> accomplishing change is not just something i talk about. it's something i have actually done, and we need to have someone in the white house who can not just talk about it, but who can do it. >> reporter: president obama also is in ohio today telling a crowd in springfield that when it comes to the economy, he wants to finish what he started. >> the reason i'm here today is because we know that we have more work to do. as long as there is a single american who wants a job and can't find one, our work is not done. >> reporter: a busy final push for the campaigns as both are dispatching their vice presidentual candidates,
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spouses, and even a former president to stump through swing states from now until election day on tuesday. why in washington. >> democrats in fairfax county are taking election officials to court. the county's democratic committee is suing state and local officials over what they say is an illegal attempt by republicans to change the rules for observers at polling places. john henrehan has a closer look. >> reporter: with a population of more than a million, fairfax county is the biggest single jurisdiction in the swing state of virginia. thousands of voters are already exercising their option to use in-person absentee ballots. as usual, whatever voting takes place, election observers from both major political parties are invited to be present. the fairfax democratic committee is howling over changes in the training for the election judges.
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they said the election board is telling chief election officers to limit the movement of party observers and has instructed those judges to essentially forbid any interaction between the party observers and voters. >> john henrehan is in the courtroom monitoring this and we'll bring you an update as soon as we get it, shawn. today is the last day of early voting in maryland. you have until 9:00 p.m. to get to the polls. maureen umeh is live outside of bowie, maryland, tonight. how are the lines today? >> reporter: lines are very long, shawn. let me step out of the way and show you. we had to move our truck a bit. this is the back of the line here. this snakes all around the bowie library and into the building. a lot of the folks standing in line for hours just to vote. it's cold out here and they're bundled up. they want to perform the civic duty saying it's important and doesn't matter who you're
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voting for, they said, they want to be a part of the process. you see the line here snake around the building, phones in line for up to two, three, i heard one person say four hours to get inside. it's been a very cold experience. agai a lot of them are braving the elements to make sure that they vote. if you're in line by 9:00, can you vote. if you think it closes at 9 and can't get here, just as long as you're in line by 11:00, you will be allowed inside to vote at any polling place in maryland. that is the case here. i voted in d.c. a couple of days ago and the lines there, too, were equally long. a lot of people ask why wait in line. i felt that you're sort of busty and -- busted and why not stick it out and do that. again, a lot of people are taking it very seriously. and they want to make sure that their voices are heard. we'll be out here until this polling place closes and we'll bring you an update at 10.
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back to you, shawn. >> i voted in montgomery county on sunday. the lines were really, really long there and after an hour, you know, i was tweeting or talking about it, people say why don't you wait and come back? >> you're vested in it. >> right. >> stay in line. you're going to face lines today or on tuesday. >> that's true. >> get it over with. >> we're taking part in the process and that is the most important part. >> you're right. get out there and vote. thank you, maureen, see you later tonight. in addition to choosing candidates, voters in maryland will decide a number of key issues. state ballot includes seven questions. among them, question three which changes the current rules for removing an elected official if he or she is convicted of a crime. question four guarantees in- state tuition. question five deal iss -- deals with redistricting. question six requests voters to legalize gay marriage and question seven asks whether to expand gambling in the state and allow a new casino in prince georges county. when i went to vote, pulled up the ballot again. look at it again. all of those questions, not just in maryland but in
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virginia and d.c., there are initiatives on the ballot you and are to familiarize yourself and make sure you know what you're doing. >> a lot to think about and to your early voting, you want to be a part of the process and part of the group that brings a warm coat. >> it's chilly out there. >> yes. and as we continue tonight, why police in northern virginia believe a serial fondler has struck again. >> and a high school site caught on camera. the warning support to school officials before things got out of hand. more this story when we come back. back. president obama: there's just no quit in america...
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and you're seeing that right now.
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over five million new jobs. exports up forty one percent. home values... rising. our auto industry... back. and our heroes are coming home. we're not there yet, but we've made real progress and the... last thing we should do is turn back now. here's my plan for the next four years: making education and training a national priority; building on our manufacturing boom; boosting american-made energy; reducing the deficits responsibly by cutting where... we can, and asking the wealthy to pay a little more. and ending the war in afghanistan, so we can... do some nation-building here at home. that's the right path. so read my plan, compare it to governor romney's... and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message.
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colin powell: yes. when he took over we were in one of the...
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worst recessions we had seen in recent times... close to a depression. and i saw, over the next several years, stabilization... come back in the financial community. housing is starting to pick up. the president saved the auto industry. and the actions he's taken with respect to... protecting us from terrorism have been very, very solid. and so, i think we ought to keep on the track that we are on. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. . disturbing video now on youtube. it shows a site last week at centreville high school in fairfax county. the washington examiner reports the mother of one of the girls said her daughter had been billed at school for weeks and warned school officials -- bullied at school for weeks and warned officials before the fight happened. she's glad her daughter defended herself, even though she was suspended for three days for the fight. no word on what, if any
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punishment, was given to the other girl. fairfax county police are still searching for the serial groper. they say he struck again. the latest incident occurred in springfield in the 7200 block of commerce street. a woman said a man grabbed her from behind at a bus stop. she screamed and he took off. now, police are releasing this sketch of the man. can you see all of the features there. if you recognize the man, give police a call. d.c., a guilty plea for a business owner charged for selling drugs out of the store. he plead guilty to felony drug charges for distributing cocaine out of his fish carryout store here and faces a maximum of 30 years in prison or a half million fine. the sentenceing is set for january. she became a billionaire. >> did you say billionaire? >> yes, with a b. by selling body-shaping underwear. the founder of spanx is opening her first store. why she chose our area to show up -- set up shop.
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>> we need to come up with an idea. >> i know. i'm trying. a woman had an idea. let me buy a lottery ticket. guess what, she forgot to come forward. days before losing her prize, she did. wait until you see how she was tracked down and how much money she's collecting. >> and gary's back with the weekend forecast. that looks beautiful beautiful there. we'll be right back. charlie rose: will you endorse president obama? colin powell: yes. when he took over we were in one of the... worst recessions we had seen in recent times... close to a depression. and i saw, over the next several years, stabilization... come back in the financial community. housing is starting to pick up. the president saved the auto industry. and the actions he's taken with respect to... protecting us from terrorism have been very, very solid. and so, i think we ought to keep on the track that we are on. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message.
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would ban all abortions and contraception seemed a bit extreme. so i looked into it. turns out, romney doesn't oppose contraception at all. in fact, he thinks abortion should be an option in cases of rape, incest, or to save a mother's life. this issue's important to me, but i'm more concerned about the debt our children will be left with. i voted for president obama last time, but we just can't afford four more years. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. . breaking news out of northwest d.c. tonight. where the son of a local tv news anchor has been arrested accused of shooting at a woman. it went down earlier today on tamarac street. audrey barnes is live with all of the details. audrey? audrey?
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>> clearly we're having trouble -- do we hear it now? go ahead, audrey. >> let's start over. >> reporter: okay. police responded to a call here at 9 this morning. a call about an assault. 29-year-old andrew scan was taken into custody. d.c. police tell me he's been charged with assault with a dangerous weapon, a gun. there are unconfirmed reports that a shot was fired at a woman in the front yard of this home and police have been inside all day looking for more weapons. there are three police vehicles, two unmarked and one marked and officers have been going in and out of the house for the last hour or so and going over it top to bottom. the 29-year-old andrew scan has been taken into custody and is
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facing one count of assault with a dangerous weapon and this is an investigation that is still ongoing. >> thank you. we'll continue to sort this out for you and another update at say that andrea is not part of our fox 5 family and certainly a class act and our heart goes out to her family. let's talk about the forecast. it's chilly and still gray. >> the 50s is not bad until the wind kicks up. >> yes. >> and that is the wind. >> and that is when you go like this. the two factors make all of the difference. and that does look like, we're talking about a few sunny spots, and that is what we ended up with and rfk in the background and that is where all of the snow trucks were today and 700 of them, something like that? we were practicing the routes and i hope that is not a
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harbinger of things to come. more importantly, it's important that we get sleep, right? saturday night into sunday morning, the clocks fall back and don't forget to do that. this is the forecast for the weekend. 52 tomorrow and we stay in the 50s. i think we'll have clouds out there tomorrow and we'll have some more sunshine as l. the wind will be kicking up, looks like tomorrow winds are 10 to 15 and gusts, 20 to 25 at times tomorrow and tomorrow afternoon and again, wrap-up if you're out for an extended period of time, not so window sunday and looks like it's going to be more sunny on sunday. the high temperature is pretty much right in there and some upper 50s for lower northwestern neighborhoods and you heard a lot of talk this last week, the developing nor easter and this is the setup and takes us into the middle part of next week and we have seen this potential storm showing up on the models the
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last few days and the chilly air comes down into the mid- atlantic and the midwest. the warm air coming up ahead of the jet stream. the ingredients for the storm to develop and that is looking like on wednesday, the storm system is sitting off of the coast of the carolinas and that is the day the storm will make up its mind what it wants to do and that is reflective of what happens in the upper level of the atmosphere with the jet stream. we get this merging, if you will, the storm will go up the coast and that will affect the areas from new jersey into new york and new england that woimpacted by hurricane sandy -- we're impacted by hurricane sandy and the storm will go harmlessly off to sea, may bring some wind along the coastal areas and we'll have very little impact. i know we're all routeing for the storm to go out to sea. i will tell you this, if it takes the classic path of a nor'easter, going up the coast
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next week, it does not look like, at least right now, that it's going to bring us any snow. okay? higher elevations of the appalachian into pennsylvania, yes, but we're talking about some chilly showers here. 51 right now. speaking of chilly, 46 for gaithersburg; 48 for dulles. we have been kind of living in the temperatures the last several days with a limited sunshine. the clouds and cool this evening at 7:00. mostly cloudy at 9, mostly cloudy at 11. the clouds should break up overnight tonight and we're finally pushing this big trough up to the north and to the east and that is going to briefly allow for a little bit of high pressure to fill in for the weekend and that is why we're a little bit more encouraged for both saturday and sunday that we're going to get sunshine in here and that flow will be out of the northwest and it will keep us chilly. certainly for tomorrow, it will keep us breezy as well and a
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couple of sprinkles, few and far between. let's not worry about that. overnight tonight, clouds will be breaking up. it will definitely be colder in the suburbs and we're going to go 42 here in town. winds will be northwest at 5 to 10 miles an hour and out in the suburbs, easily down ithe 30s tonight and we break out into the sunshine tomorrow afternoon, but couple, it's going feel breezy. not breezy with sunshine on sunday and saturday night, the clocks fall back and that is what i say. an extra hour of sleep. monday, 53; lighten up, tuesday, voting day looks good here and we're consistently in the lower 50s and we'll continue to watch the coastal storm. >> thank you, gary. >> you bet. it's a phenomenon that many women love. we're talking about spanx, problem-solving undergarments that tuck and tighten everywhere you need it.
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the company opened the first retail store in virginia. fox 5s beth parker shows us. >> reporter: it doesn't feel like much of a gamble to open the first spanx store in the country. >> we looked at the country and where we have a concentration of our customers and where there is a great spot in the mall. it was the location of the first apple store. we thought that was very good karma. >> reporter: sarah blakely has had a bit of good karma and a good idea and hard work. she is the founder of spanx body-shaping underwear. >> we have such an enormous collection now of all of these body-shaping, body-enhancing garments and we wanted to display them in one location. >> reporter: this year, she was named the world's youngest self- made billionaire by forbes magazine. >> they can expect an environment that is warm and friendly and interactive. we have a transformation team that is ready to make you look
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fabulous and a lot of women buy spanx based on the outfit they're wearing and the body shape. and so many things that the transformation officers can help a woman navigate. >> reporter: the new storm has something for everyone, including men. >> and for 100 years, no one's paid attention to it. we tapered it in at the waste line and added light where it doesn't stretch out easy and makes guys go about tighter. >> reporter: where does she go from here? future plans world domination. no butt left behind. we want to go international and tyson's corners to start. beth parker, fox 5 news. >> and no butt left behind. that is a slogan of a bottom air, right in. >> you have 2450 tharight. let's go to brian for a look at what is coming up next on the news edge six. when disaster strikes, people need help right away. why hurricane sandy survivors say they have been forgotten. then, amid the devastation from sandy, the world's largest
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marathon has been postponed. and video surfaces of mitt romney days before the election. election. 
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. we're back now with a consumer alert for hyundai and kia owners. the e.p.a. said the korean automakers inflated the gas mileage by one to six miles per gallon. it was uncovered during an audit by the agency and it's now making the automaker replace the fuel stickers. they apologize and will reimburse customers for the difference between the miles figure. apple's mini ipod tablet hit stores today. they camped out overnight to get their hands on the device. they believe that it will sell 1.5 million units this weekend
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alone. apple's ipad mini starts at $329 and the fourth generation larger ipad was released today as well. get a load of this one. it was nearly a $23 million mistake. california woman found out she won the lottery after seeing her picture in the paper. the woman bought the lucky ticket in may and guess what, like a lot of us, she forgot she bought it and didn't check the numbers. with the clock ticking down on time, the officials released a surveillance picture of the winner buying the ticket. they knew where it was bought and when, and they were hoping to track the person down. guess what, it worked. the store where it was bought also won $115,000, their cut, and a bump in business. >> after we sold her the ticket, after we sold the jackpot, i have like my business went up and helped my business a lot. i have people come and -- all over the town. >> the winner stepped up in time and only had 25 days left
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until she forfeited the $23 million prize. >> can you imagine? >> no. >> if you found out afterwards? >> how would you live with yourself? you would wonder why, why. >> wow, any time i buy a lottery ticket, i will double check. >> for all of us. >> and just the number. thank you so much for joining us at 5. >> the news edge at 6 starts right now. the final crunch in the final days. the monthly jobs report release. the new numbers give both candidates a chance to shift the focus from hurricane sandy to the economy. fox 5s tom fitzgerald is here now to tell us what the numbers look like. >> reporter: it's a bit of a mixed bag. u.s. employers added 170,000 jobs -- 1,000 jobs